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048    ATWATER, MOSES [D07.1]

      Location - Baldwin Township. 1100 feet south of SR 1540, Jones Ferry Road, 200 feet east of masonry dwelling on parcel 72126, Carolyn H. Barrett property, called Storybook Farm.

      Coordinates: 35d 51m 56.0s N; 79d 09m 29.0s W Click here for Google maps

      On 3 February 2001, this site was inspected by Will Heiser and Lamont Norwood. In the Cedar Grove United Methodist Church Cemetery (D15.1), there is a bronze plaque for Moses Atwater which says he was buried 1 miles east. At this location there is a monument with the notation: "80 feet west are graves of Moses Atwater and wife Amy Wilson [with their years]. Original Monument being destroyed [this monument] erected by descendants, 1975." Lamont Norwood remembers the story that the original markers were bulldozed and the area plowed over.

      Owner: Carolyn H. Barrett.
      Legal Description: Parcel 72126, Deed 1327/408 Plat 96/122. Deed 632-503, 28 Dec 1993, George Warren Barrett, Sr., and wife Mary M. to George Warren Barrett, Jr. and wife Carolyn H. Barrett.
      Topo Quadrant: Bynum.
      Family owned: Yes.
      Maintained but not used: Yes.
      Number of graves: 2.
      Cemetery size: 10' x 10'.
      White: Yes.
      Restricted access: Yes. On private property
      Well maintained: Yes.
      Enclosed: No.
      Markers: Yes.
      Markers with inscriptions: Yes.
      Number of readable markers: 2.
      Last burial: 1852.
      First burial: 1836.

      Miscellaneous information: Single monument with inscription "80 feet west of here are graves of Moses Atwater and wife Amy Wilson [with their years]. Original monument being destroyed, and [this monument] erected by descendants 1975.".

      Last canvassed by: Will M. Heiser/ Lamont Norwood. Date: 3 Feb 2001. Coordinate corrections made per Heiser's location on map and ownership info updated on 12 Jul 2008.


  1. Atwater, Amy Wilson   (b. 1775 - d. 1852)
      • Wife of Moses Atwater. "Orig. monument being destroyed, Erected by Descendants, 1975" "80 feet west are graves of:".
  2. Atwater, Moses   (b. 1780 - d. 1836)
      • Husband of Amy Wilson Atwater. "Orig. monument being destroyed, Erected by Descendants, 1975" "80 feet west are graves of:". Monument also in Cedar Grove United Methodist Church Cem. (D15.1).


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